Ultra Low Emission Zones (ULEZ): Explained

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London, a bustling metropolis and third largest city in Europe, has been taking significant steps to combat air pollution and reduce its carbon footprint. One of the key initiatives in this endeavour is the Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ). Launched in 2019 to promote cleaner air and reduce emissions, the ULEZ has been making waves … Read more

How to Drive in the Snow

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Navigating snowy conditions while driving on UK roads can be a challenging and potentially hazardous experience, even for the most experienced motorists. As winter begins, the landscapes can quickly transform into treacherous roads, demanding drivers to adapt their skills and techniques. In this article, we cover some tips and tricks to keep in mind when … Read more

What Causes Aquaplaning and How to Avoid it

Driving in adverse weather conditions can be challenging and risky no matter if you’re a new driver or an experienced one. One weather-related road hazard that every driver should be aware of is aquaplaning. In the UK, in 2021 alone there were 148.7 days in which 1 mm or more of rain fell which means … Read more

Why is my Car Making a Clicking Noise?

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An unusual sound coming from a car can be worrying for any car owner. One of the most frustrating noises that car owners encounter is the distinctive “clicking” sound. The upside to this is that it could be a potential indicator of an underlying issue that can be addressed quickly – before it turns into … Read more

Road Markings: What Do They Mean?

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Have you ever found yourself seeing road markings and felt slightly unsure as to what they actually mean? Whether you’re a new or seasoned driver, it’s important to be aware of road markings as they help the smooth flow of traffic and prevent accidents. This comprehensive guide will help you understand what the different road … Read more

The Dangers of Driving on Worn Tyres

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Tyres that have excessively worn down can be lethal. It is key therefore that tyres have not worn below the legal limit and are in good condition to ensure your car ‘sticks’ to the road.  Read our guide on worn tyres to find out more about the risks and dangers of driving with them, and … Read more

MOT Advisories: What Do They Mean?

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If you’ve got an ‘advisory note’ on your recent MOT, you’re probably a bit concerned about what this means and what you need to do next. This article covers everything you need to know about MOT advisories. What is an MOT advisory? An MOT advisory is a warning issued by an MOT examiner when they … Read more